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Marquette University In The News is a weekly compilation of top media reports about Marquette University and members of the university community.

April 26, 2012


Marquette officer rescues woman and child from car wreck
Marquette Department of Public Safety officer Daniel Hernandez saved a woman and a child from a smoldering bus after two vehicles crashed over the weekend.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 22, 2012

Engineering school wins Milwaukee real estate honor
The Milwaukee Business Journal's Real Estate Awards honored Marquette's Engineering Hall as one of the top 17 influential building projects in 2011.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Business Journal, April 20, 2012

BoothTag wins Marquette business plan contest
BoothTag, a mobile barcode game developed by Milwaukee-based Finn Digital, was named the best overall winner of the Marquette University's 10th annual Business Plan Competition. The contest is sponsored by the College of Business Administration's Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship.

Story appeared on, April 26, 2012

Cristo Rey school eyes Milwaukee
Marquette's College of Education is supporting a feasibility study to determine if Milwaukee has enough support for a Cristo Rey school. Bill Henk, dean of the College of Education, said he feels Milwaukee has enough Fortune 1,000 companies to support the school.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Business Journal, April 20, 2012
Similar blog post appeared on, April 19, 2012

Marquette celebrates Denim Day in honor of Sexual Violence Awareness Month
As part of Sexual Violence Awareness Month, the Marquette community celebrated Denim Day on Wednesday to support survivors of sexual assault.

Story aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58), April 25, 2012

Shakespeare on stage at Marquette
Shakespearean wit meets the 1960s in Marquette University Theatre's production of The Comedy of Errors, which runs through April 29 at the Helfaer Theatre.

Announcements appeared on Express and, April 19-22, 2012
Related stories appeared on and, April 25-26, 2012

23rd annual Hunger Clean-Up a success
Marquette's largest service event of the year, Hunger Clean-Up, brought together around 2,000 individuals to help make a positive impact on the Milwaukee community.

Stories aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4) and WISN-TV (ABC 12), April 22-23, 2012
Similar story appeared on, April 23, 2012

David Krause, director of the Applied Investment Management program, discussed what's currently impacting the markets, the European financial crisis and the Fed as the featured expert on Chicago's "Noon Business Hour," on WBBM Newsradio.

Interview aired on "Noon Business Hour," WBBM-AM, Chicago, April 24, 2012
(Interview begins at the 15:00 mark.)

Abdur Chowdhury, chair and professor of economics, commented on the loss of 4,300 private sector jobs in Wisconsin during the month of March, stating that while the addition of 2,000 manufacturing jobs was better than neighboring states, compared to the national economy, the Wisconsin economy is not doing as well.

Associated Press story appeared on and at least 15 additional websites, April 19-22, 2012
Related opinion piece appeared on, April 26, 2012

Charles Franklin, visiting professor of law and public policy, says that the behavior coming out of the Kathleen Falk and Tom Barrett campaigns for governor supports the notion that Barrett is the front-runner at this point.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 25, 2012

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